Glossary beginning with M

Glossary of Print Terms

M

Margin

The non-printed area around the image area of a page.

Metallic Ink

Metallic inks are opaque inks that contain metallic particles to reflect light. Metallic inks are used to give your piece a shine or metallic look not achievable with regular inks. Metallic inks often look most vibrant on a coated sheet.

Metallic Paper

Metallic papers are coated with a thin metallic film that simulates metal.

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The printed marks used to align color separations for printing so that each color registers with each other. These marks are printed using all the color separations of process printing so pressmen can check and adjust the alignment of each plate.